Peter Heller is the bestselling author of THE DOG STARS. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in both fiction and poetry. An award-winning adventure writer and a longtime contributor to NPR, Heller is a contributing editor at Outside magazine, Men’s Journal, and National Geographic Adventure, and a regular contributor to Bloomberg Businessweek. He is also the author of several nonfiction books, including KOOK, THE WHALE WARRIORS and HELL OR HIGH WATER: Surviving Tibet’s Tsangpo River. He lives in Denver, Colorado.